Academics_Structure_V2_2020

Prof Dr Jasmine Ahmad
Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Professor

Doctorate in Business Administration (Strategic Management & Marketing) UKM, Master of Public Administration (Public Management), Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, Bachelor of Science in Management (Marketing and Personnel & Industrial Relations), Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, Diploma in Public Administration ITM, Shah Alam

Area of Specialisation
Strategic Management, Service Management and Public Management
Prof. Dr. Rozainun Haji Abdul Aziz PMK CA (M) FCMA CGMA FCPA (Aust.) ISACA ICDM MACD
Academic Director, Head of Postgraduate & Research

PhD, University of Salford, UK, M.Sc (Econs) – Accounting and Finance, University of Wales, UK, Diploma in Accountancy, ITM, Shah Alam

Professional Memberships
Chartered Accountant of Malaysia, CA(M) & MIA member, Fellow Member of CIMA, Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA), Fellow Member of CPA (Aust.), Member of Institute of Corporate Directors Malaysia , ISACA Academic Associate and Gold Member, Member of Malaysian Alliance of Corporate Directors

Area of Specialisation
Management Accounting, Risk Management and Forensic Accounting

Prof Dr Jasmine Ahmad
Professor

Doctorate in Business Administration (Strategic Management & Marketing) UKM, Master of Public Administration (Public Management), Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, Bachelor of Science in Management (Marketing and Personnel & Industrial Relations), Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, Diploma in Public Administration ITM, Shah Alam

Area of Specialisation
Strategic Management, Service Management and Public Management

Noraidah Mohd Shariff
Director, Centre of Foundation, Language and Malaysian Studies

Qualifications:
BSc. ( Hons) Biochemistry , University of Western Australia.

Area of Specialisation
Chemistry, Biochemstry

Centre of Foundation, Language and Malaysian Studies

Muhammad Nabihan bin Abu Bakar
Lecturer

Qualifications:
Master of Education (Curriculum and Instruction), UUM
Bachelor of Mass Communication (Hons.) Publishing, UiTM
Diploma in Communication and Media, UiTM

Areas of Specialisation:
Publishing, New Media & Communication, Effective Communication, Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment

Tan Jian Heng
Lecturer

Qualifications:
Master in Philosophy (Social Sciences), Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman Bachelor of Arts (HONS) in English Language, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman

Area of Specialisation
English Language (Linguistic and Literature), English for Specific Purposes (ESP), Education Technology, Technology Acceptance, E-Learning, Blended Learning, Communication, Journalism
Ms Elilarasi Letshmanan
Lecturer

Qualifications:
Master of Science (Industrial Chemistry) Bachelor of Science with Honours (Industrial Chemistry)

Area of Specialisation
Chemistry, Materials Science, Environmental Science
Zulfazli bin Rosli
Lecturer

Qualifications:
Master of Science (Physics), Bachelor (Honors) of Science (Physics)

Area of Specialisation
Physics, Astrophysics, Star Formation, Spectrum Management, VLBI
Asha Nair Ganeser
Lecturer

Qualifications:
Master in Educational Management (M.Ed), Bachelor in Education-TESL(Hons)

Area of Specialisation
English Literature, Principle and Practice in TESL , Educational Leadership, Educational Supervision, Creative and Changing in Education , Phonology for English Language Teacher (ELT) , English Language Testing and Evaluation
Muhamad Asri Bin Ahmad
Lecturer

Qualifications:
Master of Education (Islamic Education), Bachelor of Economics (Hons) (Islamic Economics)

Area of Specialisation
Islamic Education, Islamic Economics
Dr Sharmila Sethumadhavan
Dean, Senior Lecturer, Coordinator – Wales Desk

Qualifications:
DBA (Consumer Decision making), Swiss School of Management, MBA (University of Newcastle, Australia), ICSA (UK)

Area of Specialisation
Strategic Management, International Business and International Marketing

Faculty of Business

Dr David Tong
Senior Lecturer

Qualifications:
Ph.D (Management), Master of Business Administration, BSc Mechanical Engineering

Area of Specialisation
Human Resources Management, Organisational Behaviour, Health & Safety Management, and Environment Management.
Dr Cheng Mui Gek
Senior Lecturer

Qualifications:
Doctorate of Business Administration, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Master of Art in Management Studies, University of Hertfordshire, Uk, Mba (Finance), Inti International University, Bachelor of Commerce and Management, Lincoln University, New Zealand

Area of Specialisation
Corporate Disclosure, Lease Accounting & Earning Management
Azbariyah bte [email protected] Aziz
Lecturer

Qualifications:
Master of Accountancy(UITM),Bachelor of Accounting(IIUM)

Area of Specialisation
Accounting,Corporate Governance,Sustainability
Abdul Basit
Lecturer

Qualifications:
Master in Business Administration (MBA), Bachelor in Accounting and Finance

Area of Specialisation
Accounting, Finance, Management and Marketing
Dr Thilageswary Arumugam
Senior Lecturer

Qualifications:
Bac. Sc. (Hons) Human Development
Master Science (Human Resource Management)
Doctor of Philosophy (Human Resource Development)

Areas of Specialisation:
Human Resource Management, Organisational Behaviour, Human Analytics, Training and Development and Talent Management

Dr. Ismail Nizam
Senior Lecturer

Qualifications:
Doctor of Philosophy (Business Administration),
Master of Science in Finance,
Bachelor of (Hons) in Business Administration

Areas of Specialisation:
Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Financial Management, Islamic Finance

Amir Ariffuddin Bin Bahar
Lecturer

Qualifications:
Master in Islamic Banking
Degree in Fiqh and Fatwa (Honours)

Areas of Specialisation:
Shariah and Islamic Banking

Lee Chin Yee
Lecturer

Qualifications:
Master of Real Estate
Bachelor (Honours) of Finance
Certified Financial Planner (CFP)

Areas of Specialisation:
Real Estate, Finance

Dr Deeparechigi Vashu
Lecturer
Qualifications: Doctor of Philosophy (Marketing and Tourism) Master of Business Administration Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) in Economics Areas of Specialisation: Marketing Achievements:
  1. Best Conference Paper Award : 14th International Business and Economy Conference, IBEC 2015, January 5-8 2015; Assumption University, Bangkok, Thailand
  2. Best Presenter Award, 3rd International Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation, Malaysia
Publications:
  1. Deeparechigi Vashu, Ridzuan Masri, Cham Tat Huei, Cheah Kenny (2021), Destination Image as A Healing Destination Among Medical Tourists: An Exploratory Case Study of Penang, Malaysia. ABAC Journal, 41(2), 156-176.
  2. Deeparechigi Vashu, Ridzuan Masri & Cham Tat Huei, The Role of Destination Image in Malaysia’s Medical Tourism Industry.Advanced Science Letters, Adv. Sci. Lett. 24, 3479–3482 (2018).
  3. Saroja Dhanapal, Deeparechigi Vashu & Thanam Subramaniam, 2015. International Business and Economics Conference (14th IBEC 2015 – Thailand ) Proceeding: Perceptions on the Challenges of Online Purchasing: A Study from Baby Boomers, Generation X and Generation Y’s Point of Views. http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2550117
  4. Masri, R., Vashu, D., Ahmad, M. A., Azfar, W. M., Abdul Rahman, N. R., & Rahman, N. R. B. A.(2018). The Management Dilemma On The Delivery Of Tacit-Explicit Knowledge In The Diffusion Of Innovation Theory. Turkish Online Journal Of Design Art And Communication, 8, 686-692..
  5. Saroja Dhanapal, Deeparechigi Vashu & Thanam Subramaniam, 2015. International Business and Economics Conference (14th IBEC 2015 – Thailand ) Proceeding: Perceptions on the Challenges of Online Purchasing: A Study from Baby Boomers Generation X and Generation Y’s Point of Views.
  6. Thanam Subramaniam, Deeparechigi Vashu, Saroja Dhanapal & Suraya Binti Mohd Alwie. 2013. Factors Affecting Job Satisfaction among Academicians: A Comparative Study between Gender and Generations. International Journal of Management Excellence. Volume 2 No. 1 October 2013:pp.128-139.
  7. Dhanapal, S., Hwa, E. T. B., Manickam, G., Vashu, D., & Alwie, S. B. M. (2013). Identifying trends in ‘Job Hopping’in private institutions of higher learning. International Journal of Management and Information Technology, 3(3), 70-80
Ainul Zariney Binti Aziz
Lecturer

Qualifications:
Master in Islamic Banking & Finance
BBA Hons. Finance 

Areas of Specialisation:
Corporate Finance, Financial Management, Advanced Financial Decisions Making, Behavioral Finance, Financial Technology, Financial Analysis, Finance BPO.

Dr Wong Wai Wah
Lecturer

Qualifications:
Doctor of Philosophy (Finance)
Master in Business Administration (MBA) (Finance)
Bachelor of Science (Hons) (Radiobiology) 

Areas of Specialisation:
Finance – Family Business, Firms’ Efficiency, Firms’ Performance

Areas of Publications:
Wong, W. W., Bany-Ariffin, A. N., Yahya, M. H., & San Ong, T. Impact of Board of Directors’ Characteristics to Firms’ Technical Efficiency: A Comparison Study between Family-owned and Non-Family-owned Business in Malaysia and Singapore. Empirical Economics Letters, 19(12): (December 2020)

Dr Nurul Nisa Omar
Dean, Faculty of Arts & Science

Ph.D of Creative Multimedia, Masters of Multimedia (Learning Technologies), Bachelors (Hons) of Creative Multimedia (Media Innovation/ Advertising Design)

Area of Specialisation
New Media & Communication, Multimedia Art Design & Branding, Educational Media & Learning Technologies, Media Planning & PR
Muhammad Shawal bin Abdul Rashid
Head, School of Communication & Technology

Master of Human Sciences (Communication), Bachelor of Human Sciences (Communication) (Hons)

Area of Specialisation
Media Studies, Media Effects, Journalism, Social Media, & Communication Psychology
Prof Dr Mahadi J Murat
Professor

PhD in Arts (Washington), MA in Interdisciplinary Media Studies (Westminster), Certificate in Creative Arts (Performing Arts and Creative Writing – USM), AMEC Fellowship (BBC Film Studio, Ealing Green, London)

Area of Specialisation
Film Making, Broadcasting and Media Studies
Alex Lee Hong Sin
Senior Lecturer

MIT (Master of Information Technology, Bachelor of Science (Computer Science and Mathematics)

Area of Specialisation
Computer Science & Information Technology, Educational Technology, Computer Graphics and Augmented Reality.
Dr Ashley Ng Sok Choo
Senior Lecturer

Ph.D (Smart Technology and Robotics Engineering), Master of Science (Artificial Intelligence), BSc. (Hons) (Software Engineering)

Area of Specialisation
Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Optimization
Sugindran R Krisnan
Lecturer

MSc. Project Management, Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons)

Area of Specialisation
Project Management, UI & UX, Internet of Things (IoT), Graphic Designing, Filmmaking
Nur Raihan Binti Abd Rahim
Lecturer

Master of Science (Statistics), Bachelor of Science (Bioinformatics)

Area of Specialisation
Statistics, Biology
Safrena Noreen Abd Malek
Lecturer

Masters of Mass Communication, Bachelor of Mass Communication with Honours (Broadcasting), Diploma in Media and Communication

Area of Specialisation
Media and Communication, Intercultural Communication.
Che Nur Amalina S. binti Che Zainal
Lecturer

Diploma in Communication and Media Studies, Bachelor of Communication (Hons) in Interpersonal Communication Master of Mass Communication)

Area of Specialisation
Human Communication and Event Management
Caroline Sumathi Selvarajah
Lecturer

Master of Computer Science (Software Engineering), Universiti Putra Malaysia. Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons) in Computer Science, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.

Area of Specialisation
Software Engineering, Information Systems
Amina Syarfina Binti Abu Bakar
Lecturer

Master of Art & Design (Corporate Branding), UiTM, Bachelor of Arts (Graphic Design) (Hons), Middlesex University, London, Diploma, Graphic Design & Digital Media, UiTM

Area of Specialisation
Art Direction, Brand Management, Interdisciplinary Design, Event Management, Corporate Communications

School of Science & Psychology

Dr Mimi Fitriana
Senior Lecturer

Phd, Educational Psychology, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) Master’s Degree, Clinical And Counseling Psychology, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Bachelor Of Psychology (Honours), International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)

Area of Specialisation
Testing & Assessment validation, Trauma Recovery, Resiliency, Mental Health, Psycho-pathological Behaviors, Neuro-developmental Disorders, Cyber Psychology, Quality Education.
Dr Ong Chong Boon
Senior Lecturer

Ph.D (Biotechnology), MSc. (Biotechnology), BSc. (Industrial Biology), P.Tech (Biotechnology)

Area of Specialisation
Biocatalysis, Enzyme Technology, Fermentation Technology
Prof Dr Jasmine Ahmad
Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Professor

Doctorate in Business Administration (Strategic Management & Marketing) UKM, Master of Public Administration (Public Management), Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, Bachelor of Science in Management (Marketing and Personnel & Industrial Relations), Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, Diploma in Public Administration ITM, Shah Alam

Area of Specialisation
Strategic Management, Service Management and Public Management
Dr Nanthini Jayaram
Senior Lecturer

Ph.D Biotechnology, Master of Biotechnology, Bachelor in Biomedicine (Hons)

Area of Specialisation
Biotechnology
Hafiz B Hassan
Lecturer

BSc Environmental Health (Hons) from UKM, MSc Environmental Quality and Conservation from UPM

Area of Specialisation
Biology, Environmental Science, Epidemiology
Shahril Efzueni Rozali
Lecturer

MSc. (UM), BSc. (Hons) Biotechnology (UM).

Area of Specialisation
Plant Tissue Culture, Plant Biotechnology, Plant Physiology, Horticulture, Plant Breeding.
Dr Abdul Rahim Abdul Rachman
Senior Lecturer

Ph.D (Medical Microbiology), Master of Science (Genetic Engineering and Biomolecular Sciences), Bachelor Science Biotechnology

Area of Specialisation
Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Proteomics, Bioinformatics
Dr Asong Joseph
Lecturer

Area of Specialisation
PhD in Psychology by Research
Master’s in Psychology by Research
Bachelor of Psychology with Honours (Industrial and Organisation)

Areas of Specialisation
Alcohol Studies, Community Empowerment, Mental Health, Quality of life, Community-based Intervention, Industrial and Organizational Psychology.